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Chase Rice Shares More New Music with New Song “Bench Seat”

Chase Rice’s new song, “Bench Seat” is out now, January 27th, on all streaming platforms. Listen to the brand new track below.

In this new project Chase Rice is embarking on, the singer-songwriter from North Carolina showcases a much more sincere side of him. Rice, known for his party hits such as “Ready Set Roll” and “Cruise” (which he co-wrote with Florida Georgia Line), “Bench Seat,” a solo write, continues the theme of honest songwriting with a more traditional sound. It tells the story of a canine best friend and the memories they made together driving in an old truck. His friends say he saved that dog’s life but in reality, it saved his. Rice paints very specific imagery throughout the song over a slow, calm melody. 

“And we roll the windows down // You’re out there in that bench seat next to me // There’s a smell of fresh cut grass // Mr. Reynolds waves as we roll past State Road 44”

This is the fifth track he used to tease the project ahead of its full release on February 10th. The album’s main theme will be lost love displayed in different forms—lost romance and loss of life. The collection of songs Rice chose for this project was in tribute of his late father who is featured as the album’s cover art.

Rice recently announced his Way Down Yonder Tour including supporting acts such as Ashland Craft, Kameron Marlowe, Conner Smith, and more! The tour begins in Nevada on March 3rd and hits the Tri-State area on June 23rd at Mulcahys Pub in Wantagh. For tickets, head to his website. 

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“Bench Seat” marks another taste of Chase Rice’s upcoming album, out February 10, 2023.

Fans can join our Weekly Round-Up e-newsletter here, for the latest in country music and more news about future Chase Rice releases.

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“Bench Seat” is now available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released music here on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

Chase Rice Drops Brand New Song “I Hate Cowboys”

Chase Rice’s new song, “I Hate Cowboys” is out now, January 6th, on all streaming platforms. Listen to the brand new track below.

2023 is going to be a breakout year for recording artist, Chase Rice. Last year, he released the first three songs off his upcoming album, I Hate Cowboys & All Dogs Go To Hell, due out February 10, 2023. Today, the singer-songwriter is sharing the newest addition to his growing catalog, a brand new song called “I Hate Cowboys.”

Rice previously shared that this album is going to be unapologetically him, and “I Hate Cowboys” fits the bill. The brand new song is a heartbreaking account of losing the one you love because of someone else. Between the wordplay, the story, and the heart, Rice has something special with “I Hate Cowboys.”

Chase Rice // Photo: Kaiser Cunningham

“Cause they think that they’re John Wayne walking through the door // Turning every head, including yours // Pretty thing never seen one before // Got a thing for bad guys, yeah // They ask her to dance while you’re at the bar // Starts taking about them Texas stars // Next thing you know, you got a broken heart // She’s gone and that’s why I hate cowboys”

“I Hate Cowboys” joins “Way Down Yonder,” “If I Were Rock & Roll” and “Key West & Colorado” on the umping album. The new record is shaping up to be something really special. We are confident that Rice’s long-time fans will follow him, and that he will also gain many new fans in the process.

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“I Hate Cowboys” marks another taste of Chase Rice’s upcoming album, out February 10, 2023.

Fans can join our Weekly Round-Up e-newsletter here, for the latest in country music and more news about future Chase Rice releases.

To keep up with Chase Rice, follow him on InstagramTwitter, and Facebook.

“I Hate Cowboys” is now available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released music here on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

Chase Rice Teases New Musical Era With “Way Down Yonder”

Chase Rice’s new song, “Way Down Yonder” is out now, October 14th, on all streaming platforms. Listen to the brand-new track below.

Multi-platinum singer-songwriter, Chase Rice continues to reveal the sonic shift of his upcoming project with this rugged outlaw anthem. Co-written with Hunter Phelps, John Byron, Blake Pendergrass, and Corey Crowder during a writing retreat in Florida, Rice recalled thinking of the mountains of his home state of North Carolina while penning this tune.

“All of a sudden during the recording process, Rob McNelley started playing this crazy carnival sound on the acoustic… and it got Western quick. That turned it from a song I didn’t think was even going to make the cut for this next album into one of my favorite songs on the project.”

“Make your love where the bees make honey // When the cut’s where you’re born and raised // Man it’s in your blood we were born this way down yonder”

This song has everything going for it to make it a hit single on radio—the catchy lyrics; the southern-rock sound; and the wild-west imagery. The writers use a lot of same-line rhymes and alliteration to hook listeners into the story. Phrases like “Rippin’ hot rod runners,” “moonshine money,” and “Bootleg Bertie’s” flow so well with the music.

The most impressive feature of the whole song is that the video was shot in one take. The camera follows Rice around the saloon, panning to other characters hanging out in the bar as well. At one point in the video, fisticuffs break out over a poker game.  

“Way Down Yonder” joins “If I Were Rock & Roll” and “Key West & Colorado” on, what Rice refers to as, his forthcoming “trackless” album. Rice honored his late father at the Grand Ole Opry earlier this week by debuting an unreleased song titled “For A Day,” which will also make the new record.

“It is the edge of the record. It’s real, it’s believable,” Rice shared in a recent press release. “There are no tracks on the record, which is different for country music these days — believe it or not — because everybody’s doing tracks. None of that. There’s not even a click on it. The whole thing was based on the feel of the drummers — us playing off each other.”

Fans can expect a more authentic and unfeigned project from Rice this time around. Rice will appear on SiriusXM The Highway’s “Music Row Happy Hour” tonight to celebrate the song’s release and share more insight into the record. See Rice perform these songs live on tour this fall. For tickets, head to his website.

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Fans can join our Weekly Round-Up e-newsletter here, for the latest in country music and more news about future Chase Rice releases.

To keep up with Chase Rice, follow him on InstagramTwitter, and Facebook.

“Way Down Yonder” is now available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released music here on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

Chase Rice Shares New Single “Key West & Colorado”

Chase Rice shares new single, “Key West & Colorado,” out now, July 29th on all streaming platforms. Listen to the brand new track below.

If you attended the second half of Kane Brown’s Blessed and Free Tour in the winter and got there early for Chase Rice’s set, it’s likely you heard the then-unreleased song, “Key West & Colorado.” Played acoustically live, Rice sang about his journey of getting over a past love. The singer drove around the country and learned a lot about life from the people he met and the places he visited. After stops in Texas, Minnesota, and Boston, he discovered solace on the road somewhere between the beaches of Florida and the mountains of Colorado.

“Somewhere between that sand and the snow // Salt in the air, and salt on the road // Finally let myself let her go // Somewhere between Key West and Colorado”

The studio version adds percussion and light, synthesized guitar melodies that peacefully bring the listener to the beach. The new sound doesn’t distract us from his vocals, blending beautifully with the sobering lyrics. This is Rice’s first new release since “If I Were Rock & Roll” last October. The artwork on both singles share a similar style—the old-timey photographs may hint at the overall theme of the next album. 

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Chase Rice’s new song “Key West & Colorado” is out now.

Fans can join our Weekly Round-Up e-newsletter here, for the latest in country music and more news about future Chase Rice releases.

To keep up with Chase Rice, follow him on InstagramTwitter, and Facebook.

“Key West & Colorado” is now available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released music here on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

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Here Is ‘Country Goes Reggae’ Album ft. Dolly Parton, Jimmie Allen & More

The brand new Country Goes Reggae album featuring artists like Dolly Parton, Jimmie Allen, and more is out now, July 22nd. Listen to the unique new project below.

In an exciting and unprecedented collaboration, country musicians such as Dolly Parton, Jimmie Allen, Toby Keith, Lainey Wilson, and more lend their voices and songs to a reggae-inspired project. The 11-track collection recreates the arrangements behind some of our favorite country songs, such as Rascal Flatts, “I Like the Sound of That” and “Boot On” by Randy Houser.

The collaborations are courtesy of one of the top Reggae musician groups, called Positive Vibrations. Country Goes Reggae was produced by Christian and Frank Berman (The Berman Brothers) and their partner, Ron Oehl. This exciting new project breathes new life into country songs, while adding a positive factor to each and every track. It’s the perfect album to listen to all summer long. Get the full trackless and listen below.

Country Goes Reggae Album Tracklist:

  1. Eyes on You (feat. Chase Rice)
  2. Make Me Want To (feat. Jimmie Allen)
  3. Red Solo Cup (feat. Toby Keith)
  4. I Like the Sound of That (feat. Rascal Flatts)
  5. Two Doors Down (feat. Dolly Parton)
  6. Smile (feat. Uncle Kracker)
  7. Things a Man Oughta Know (feat. Lainey Wilson)
  8. Boots On (feat. Randy Houser)
  9. Pass It On Down (feat. Alabama)
  10. Ready to Run (feat. Alexandra Kay)
  11. Save It For A Rainy Day (feat. Landon Parker)
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The Positive Vibrations ‘Country Goes Reggae’ album is out now.

Fans can join our Weekly Round-Up e-newsletter here, for the latest in country music and more news and announcements about future Country Goes Reggae releases.

Country Goes Reggae is now available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released music here on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

Country Swag Presents: THE Kane Brown PREGAME

Country Swag Presents: The Pregame
hosted by KELLY FORD

Join us on Saturday, January 15th at 4:00PM downstairs at The Wilson NYC for the ultimate pregame party before heading to see Kane Brown with Chase Rice and Restless Road, just a 5-minute walk away at MSG.

Music by DJ Big Country. Photobooth. Drinking Games. Merch. & More!

Tickets: $20
includes admission + lite apps 4:00PM-6:30PM
full cash bar available

*all ages welcome

*The show begins promptly at 7PM, so we’ll want to get to The Garden to catch the opening acts!
We’re starting the party at 4, we know that might be early for some people so feel free to come at any time after, just keep in mind we will plan to leave by ~6:15/6:30. Everyone *MUST* have tickets to access our pregame party at any time. *The bar will remain open for those who would like to stay for a few more cold ones!
Still need tickets to the concert? Click here to purchase.

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please email: [email protected]

 

Chase Rice Releases Brand New Song “If I Were Rock & Roll”

Chase Rice’s new song “If I Were Rock & Roll,” is out today, October 8th, on all streaming platforms. Learn more about the brand new track below.

Just a few months after his single with Florida Georgia Line, “Drinkin’ Beer. Talkin’ God. Amen,” hit the number one spot on the charts, Chase Rice is ready to give fans a new side of his artistry. Today, the singer-songwriter released a brand new, reflective song called “If I Were Rock & Roll.”

The new song is all about vulnerability and authenticity. The singer steps away from his full-production sound in favor of country music storytelling. “If I Were Rock & Roll” is a song full of relational regret and “should ofs.” Furthermore, the song marks the first time Rice has recorded a song that he has written completely independently.

“If I were rock & roll // I’d be a middle finger in your face // If I were a lost soul // I’d be in church more than just Sundays // and if for some reason // I was Jesus // I’d have a lot of forgiving to do // And if I weren’t a fool // Girl, I’d still be with you”

Rice’s new release is a changing of the tides for the singer in some regards. It will be interesting to see if his next chapter of his artistry continues to evolve in the same direction!

Chase Rice's new song, "If I Were Rock & Roll" is out now, October 8th

Chase Rice’s new song, “If I Were Rock & Roll” is out now, October 8th

Fans can join our Weekly Round-Up e-newsletter here, for the latest in country music and more news and announcements about future Chase Rice releases.

To keep up with Chase Rice, follow him on InstagramTwitter, and Facebook.

“If I Were Rock & Roll” is available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released tunes on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

Chase Rice’s “Drinkin’ Beer. Talkin’ God. Amen.” with FGL Hits #1

Chase Rice’s song with Florida Georgia Line, “Drinkin’ Beer. Talkin’ God. Amen.” is officially the number one song on the country charts.

Since it made it’s radio debut, Chase Rice’s collaboration with Florida Georgia Line has steadily climbed the charts. “Drinkin’ Beer. Talkin’ God. Amen.” was a hit with fans right away. Now the track is the number one song at country radio!

“Drinkin’ Beer. Talkin’ Good. Amen.” marks Rice’s second number one single. He earned his first number one back in 2019 with his hit song “Eyes On You.” For the men of Florida Georgia Line, the track marks their third collaboration to find it’s way to top spot. The platinum-selling duo had worldwide success with their song “Meant to Be” with Bebe Rexha” and Morgan Wallen’s song “Up Down.”

“Sittin’ here, drinkin’ beer, talkin’ God, amen // Killing time living life with some down home friends // When the world’s gone crazy man it all makes sense // Sittin’ here, drinkin’ beer, talkin’ God, amen // Amen”

The song was inspired by all the hardships people had to face in 2020, due to the global pandemic. The track expresses what is actually important to all of us. It is the moments with our loved one and this meaningful conversations we get to have with each other that trumps everything else.

Congrats to Chase Rice and Florida Georgia Line on their number one!

Join our Weekly Round-Up e-newsletter here, for the latest in country music and more news about future Chase Rice and Florida Georgia Line announcements and releases.

To keep up with Chase Rice, follow him on InstagramTwitter, and Facebook.

To keep up with Florida Georgia Line, follow them on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

“Drinkin’ Beer. Talkin’ God. Amen.” is available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released music here on our ‘New Country Music’  playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

Chase Rice: The Album – Full Review | Country Swag

Country singer-songwriter, Chase Rice released three new songs today, May 28th, officially completing his latest ongoing project simply titled, The Album. Rice co-wrote all three new tracks, and eleven of the fifteen total. His current single, “Drinkin’ Beer. Talkin’ God. Amen” featuring Florida Georgia Line was also included and was placed as the album’s closer. Keep reading below as we dive deeper into these new tracks.

The Album started in January of 2020 when Rice surprised his fans with Part I of the project, which contained seven tracks, including the top-15 radio single “Lonely If You Are.” Part II was released last May– nearly a year ago to the date—and contained four tracks such as “Break. Up. Drunk.” and “Belong.” Today, we have the full collection, which includes “The Nights,” “Bedroom,” and “If I Didn’t Have You.”

“It’s crazy to look back now and see the journey this album has taken us on throughout writing and recording it,” Rice noted in a recent press release. “We shared so many of these songs with the fans as they were being written and got their input along the way – so it’s their journey and lives in these, too. I think this new music will always mean a bit more to me since it has carried us all through some strange and uncertain times.”

In “The Nights,” penned by Rice, Zach Kale, and James McNair, he acknowledges the difficulty of moving on from a former relationship. Rice toggles between singing and speaking over a mid-tempo, pop, snap-track beat, recollecting the vulnerable moments between himself and this girl, as it is ironically the only thing that gets him through these tough, lonely nights without her.

“Might run me off the tracks // might drown me in the waves // might make me lose my mind // might send me to the grave // But it gets through the nights, gets me through the days // gets me through the memories I can’t escape”

It’s not a true Chase Rice album without a steamy sex song. He is definitely not shy when it comes to discussing physical intimacy in his music. Ignite the Night had “Ride,” Lambs & Lions had “On Tonight,” and now The Album has “Bedroom,” where the singer confesses his desire for this woman is so strong and the temptation is so unbearable, that they probably won’t even make it to the bedroom, but if they do, it “doesn’t stand a chance.” Rice co-wrote this track with Jimmy Robbins and his good friend, Jon Nite.

“If I know you the way you’re looking at me that way // That we don’t even make it halfway down the hallway // Once you get me how you get me once I got you in my hands, girl // That bedroom don’t stand a chance”

Women often bring out the best qualities of their men. In “If I Didn’t Have You,” Rice praises a particular woman for vastly influencing the man he is today. He lists all the things he would be and wouldn’t have if she wasn’t around. Producers Jonathan Singelton and Robbins included a heavy dose of backing electric and acoustic guitar between the chorus and following verse.

If I didn’t have you I’d be lost on an old lonesome highway, no ride or die by my side // If I didn’t have you I’d be singing the same old truck songs in the same smokey old dives // I’d be red and white stripes with no blue // A drunk-dialing Johnny, no June // If I didn’t have you

After sixteen months, we finally have the complete album. It is easy to see that these tracks were written at different times, as each part represents a different time in Rice’s and our lives. Fans will have the chance to hear the new music live as Rice joins Kane Brown on the NBA arena Blessed & Free Tour at the top of 2022. For a full list of dates and to purchase tickets, click here.

Chase Rice's 'The Album' is out now, May 28th, on all streaming platforms

Chase Rice’s ‘The Album’ is out now, May 28th, on all streaming platforms

The Album Tracklist:

  1. American Nights(Kevin Griffin, Martin Johnson, Francois Tetaz; produced by Martin Johnson)
  2. Lonely If You Are(Chase Rice, Lindsay Rimes, Hunter Phelps)
  3. Everywhere(Chase Rice, Zachary Kale, James McNair; produced by Zachary Kale)
  4. Best Night Ever(Chase Rice, Chris DeStefano, Matt Jenkins)
  5. Messy(Seth Ennis, Kylie Sackley)
  6. In The Car(Chase Rice, Jesse Rice, Hunter Phelps, Mark Holman)
  7. Forever To Go(Jordan Minton, Casey Brown, Geoffrey Warburton; produced by Casey Brown)
  8. You (Chase Rice, Jon Nite, Zach Kale)
    9.   Break. Up. Drunk.(Chase Rice, Hunter Phelps, Jordan Schmidt)
    10. Down Home Runs Deep (Daniel Ross, Michael Hardy, Mike Walker, James McNair)
    11. Belong (Chase Rice, Chris DeStefano, Jon Nite)
    12. The Nights (Chase Rice, Zach Kale, James McNair; produced by Zach Kale)
  9. Bedroom (Chase Rice, Jon Nite, Jimmy Robbins; produced by Corey Crowder)
  10. If I Didn’t Have You (Chase Rice, Channing Wilson, Jonathan Singleton; produced by Jimmy Robbins & Jonathan Singleton)
  11. Drinkin’ Beer. Talkin’ God. Amen. featuring Florida Georgia Line(Chase Rice, Hunter Phelps, Cale Dodds, Corey Crowder; produced by Chase Rice, Florida Georgia Line & Corey Crowder)

Fans can join our Weekly Round-Up e-newsletter here, for the latest in country music and more news about future Chase Rice releases.

To keep up with Chase Rice, follow him on InstagramTwitter, and Facebook.

The Album is available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released music here on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

Chase Rice Featuring Florida Georgia Line Drop “Drinkin’ Beer. Talkin’ God. Amen.”

Chase Rice released his new single, “Drinkin’ Beer. Talkin’ God. Amen.” featuring Florida Georgia Line on all platforms yesterday (November 30th). Take a look below as we dive deeper into the track.

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Chase Rice and Florida Georgia Line may be known for their feel-good, tailgate anthems, but they have always touched on religion and God in their music. Their new song, “Drinkin’ Beer. Talkin’ God. Amen.” combines both elements. Written by Rice, Hunter Phelps, Cale Dodds and Florida Georgia Line producer, Corey Crowder, this song reminds us that even in unprecedented times like these, there is still a lot to be thankful for.

Sittin’ here. Drinkin’ Beer. Talkin’ God. Amen / Killin’ time. Livin’ Life with some down-home friends / When the world’s gone crazy, man it all makes sense / Sittin’ here. Drinkin’ Beer. Talkin’ God. Amen.

The track combines all the sounds of a traditional country song with a more modern production. Rice stated that although 2020 brought a lot of hardships, it has made us realize what it most important to us–family, friends and faith.

“It’s a special song in that way because it really is a celebration of what 2020 became for us and a lot of other people — slowing down to enjoy these moments with our loved ones and having deeper, more meaningful conversations with each other,” Rice said in a recent press release.

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Rice helped Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard co-write one of the biggest country songs of all-time, “Cruise” in 2012. Aside from writing the Diamond-certified hit, Rice, Kelley and Hubbard roomed together when they first moved to Nashville. The three have wanted to get back in the studio together for a long time.

“We are so excited to be on this jam with our boy Chase,” Hubbard exclaimed. “We’ve dreamed of being on the radio together ever since we were roommates 10 years ago. This song is the perfect one for us, as we often find ourselves drinking beer and talking God when we get together. We hope this brings lots of good times and great conversations.”

Florida Georgia Line has been rapidly putting out new music in the past few months, including their newest single to radio “Long Live.” For Rice, “Drinkin’ Beer. Talkin’ God. Amen.” is his first release since The Album: Part II.

Fans can join our Weekly Round-Up e-newsletter here, for the latest in country music and more news about future Chase Rice releases.

To keep up with Chase Rice, follow him on InstagramTwitter, and Facebook.

To keep up with Florida Georgia Line, follow them on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram.

“Drinkin’ Beer. Talkin’ God. Amen.” is available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released music here on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

 

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